16th May 2019


Connect Childcare, an SME was formed in 2004 when the in-house development team first built Connect’s Nursery Management Software. Over the years as the team has grown and technology has advanced, we have continually added new functionality and additional products to improve the nursery management processes and child development even further.

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14th May 2019

What to expect from an inspection under the new Education Inspection Framework

In September 2019 a new framework will come into place and all early years provision registered with Ofsted will be required to meet its expectations. We have captured some specific themes and developments that will feature in the Education Inspection Framework providing a snap shot of what to expect when you are inspected from September…

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7th May 2019

Carole’s 10 top tips to safeguard your nursery from bad debts

Your occupancy is likely to be at its highest at this time of year. Having more fees to manage and less time to manage them could lead to an increase in bad debt. Carole is our Customer Relationship Manager and her role is primarily to ensure that you are having a positive experience whilst you…

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23rd April 2019

30 new jobs at Connect Childcare

Investment aids ambitious growth plans for Connect Childcare Lancashire childcare software provider, Connect Childcare has tripled its work space with a £260K office move set to create 30 new jobs. Private investment has enabled Connect Childcare to invest in the premises, people and products required to forge ahead with ambitious growth in UK and international…

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15th April 2019

Careers at Connect Childcare

Connect Childcare are a limited company based in Nelson. We develop Nursery Management Software for Childcare Providers. Our teams of 60+ use their knowledge to design and develop software and support our clients to optimise its use. Connect Childcare’s software helps streamline the management of Nurseries. Our mission is to “Improve the lives of children,…

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25th March 2019

Showcasing King’s Park Day Nursery

King’s Park Day Nursery in Prescot were the winners of our recent Storybook competition, getting over 1,600 likes on their favourite book, Whatever Next by Jill Murphy. Their prize? 5 copies of their books, a bundle of resources to inspire continued learning AND a full day’s session with Professional Storyteller Jake Evans. Our Marketing Coordinator,…

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18th March 2019

Creative Storytelling.

How to tell your own stories. The theme of this year’s World Book Day was ‘Share a Story’. So we asked Professional Storyteller, Jake Evans to come back to Connect HQ and give us some tips on making up your own stories. Jake has built a career on telling meaningful and emotive stories. Here Jake…

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11th March 2019

Nursery groups to help shape future of Connect

Large nursery providers have been given the opportunity to help shape the future of the nursery software business Connect Childcare. 35 large providers were invited to an interactive workshop at Connect’s new 9,000 sq ft premises in Nelson, Lancashire, where they learned about the company’s future plans and asked for their valuable opinions. The event…

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